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for college credit. the teachers and other educate tors say an online education is not necessarily as effective as one where a student is physically in a classroom. >> everybody thinks that technology is going to solve problems provide inexpensive ways to provide education, we don'tty there is any evidence that it can do this. >> the goal of the bill is to offer 50 basic undergraduate sources that students can take online for uc, cal state for community college credit if the student cannot get into those classes oven campus. supporters say this would help students graduate faster. >> >> bomb sniffing dogs determined there was no bomb it at kimball high school in tracey. students were evacuated and then sent home, marking the first bomb threat at a tracey unified school in the past week. two tracey high school students were arrested after two notes were found in a boy's bathroom at that school. . >> unannounced visit. an infant sleeping in a car seat and another sleeping in a high chair. police have reportedly assigned two detectives to interview parents as they kin their investigat
. >> the bright orange color of prison jump suits, how it's being used in the latest battle over education funding here in california. morning, brian! love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice try. says right here you can get one for $199 a month. you can't believe the lame-stream media, gary. they're all gone. maybe i'll get one. [ male announcer ] now everyone's going to want one. you can't have the same car as me, gary! i'm gettin' one. nope! [ male announcer ] volkswagen springtoberfest is here and there's no better time to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. right now lease one of four volkswagen models for under $200 a month. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> new at 10:00, a proposal for dramatic change in how california funds public education. a group of supporters rallied behind the governor. they used costumes to make a point. >> reporter: julie, they did. they correspondenced up as prisoners, and tied these orange bands, saying change, not chains around supporters arms. they say it's time for california to reverse the trend of spending more on prisons
to spend more on education than on prison inmates. they will give based on need and like oakland who counts disadvantaged students. >>> a student was the hit and killed by a train. 16-year-old had a passion for music and his life was cut short on tuesday when he was hit by a passing train. >> at this point in time there is nothing to indicate that this was the result of foul play or an intentional act. >> despite the illegal crossing signs, people who live in the area say it was frequently traveled as a shortcut. he took that home sometimes and cal train said they plan to have fans efencing up on the tracks even before his death. >>> they are allowing small plains and they will be passing out leaflets asking congress to overturn the decision on planes. flight attendants are also asking them about focusing on explosives. >>> and it originated in china. it appears to be the source that caused 32,000 computers to crash head yesterday afternoon. officials say it is too early to make blame. >>> the online video site said 1 billion people a month watches videos and it started as a powerful force,
would do more to improve education. >>> a judge resumed in favor of the san francisco 49 earns today saying $30 million in disputed tax money was intended for the new santa clara stadium. schools argued they needed that money for classrooms while the team tried to use it to balance the state budget. the money will stay frozen until the judge decides how it should be allocated. >>> employees at san francisco general hospital rallied in front of the hospital over allegations of workplace bullying. union employees point to the case of a hospital interpreter. she left work to take care of her ailing mother and when she returned her managers harassed her. >> it's not her situation. many workers are being bullied on the job, harassed on the job. many of them go on stress and it's wrong. >> the activists say not only is the harassment illegal. there are specific bullying protections in the union contract. we called sf general for a comment about the allegations but no v not heard back. >>> a group of citizens are preparing an attempt to recall the county sheriff following a vote of no confi
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york this morning and over on the nasdaq is child and youth finance and education and they are trying to get more in finances and right now it looks like a downed day and part of that is happening in europe and not spreading to the united states, and we will talk about that in businesses. >> it is monday pam, march 18th i am dave clark. >>> we have some developing news to tell you about. police in alameda are telling us about a bar stabbing and it happened as many people were out celebrating st. patrick's' day and here is more on where the violence erupted, tara? >> reporter: this bar brawl turned sour and when all of the partying wrapped up, you can see where this area was cordoned off and they are running it and waiting for a crew to come up and it is on central avenue and park. police say there was two to three people in a heated argument when somebody pulled what we believe was a knife. suspects scattered and the victim's condition is still unknown and the suspect took off in a during colored sedan eastbound towards broadway and they spotted a suspicious looking car and if you sa
, healthcare, higher education and farm workers. he was 90 years old. >>> the san jose fire department is working to determine the cause of a fire that was reported this morning at mobile home park. fire crews found a small trailer in flames. they had the fire out in 10 minutes. the trailer was vacant at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. ktvu channel 2 news talked to a spokesperson this afternoon, he says investigators are trying to determine if it was a electrical cord or a space heater that started the fire. >>> firefighters are waging a funding fight. they are asking congress to save federal grants from budget cuts. they help departments hire firefighters and buy equipment. san francisco firefighters want to buy a new fire boat. >> we have a new facility, the warriors coming to town, we have the america's cup, we have the giants, everybody is on the water front. it is critical we have a presence there. >> federal grants are key right now because state and local governments cut back funding for fire departments. >>> authorities say a student will be charged with making opstor
the practice of race-based affirmative action in education. the justices heard arguments over a michigan effort to ban conversation of race in college admissions. the court is already considering a 2008 challenge to the university of texas affirmative action program. the court today said it would combine the michigan and texas cases. >>> a ribbon-cutting ceremony got underway about an hour ago for the opening of the long awaited new twin tunnels bipatsing the problem-prone highway at devil slide. alex joins us live from san mateo county where residents there have been waiting decades for the new tunnels. >> reporter: one of the speakers today called this one of california's newest landmarks. you can see behind me here this is one of the two brand new tunnels that will take drivers around that notorious section called devil's slide. this event is still going on. the ribbon-cutting hasn't taken place yet but the tunnels will soon be officially untunnel is california's latest golden gate bridge. it's the transportation improvement that nearly everyone said couldn't be done! >> reporter: that's con
educational other than this one game. the turn around is less than 48 hours. we got a flight two thirds of the way across the country. so it's one game at a time. >> they haven't played since march 11th so they will be rushing for tuesday's game. middle tennessee state will enjoy the winning streak this season if st. marys wins they will travel to michigan thursday to play the tigers. now a couple of weeks ago cal seemed like a lock to make the journey but the bears lost their last two games to teams not going to the tournament so with their heart pounding, they heard they are the 12th seed of the region. cal will face the rebels thursday in san jose. now these teams played each other december 9th. they were able to salvage a last second victory. a five and one all time versus cal. cal fell to six and two at this point. the golden bears have to feel good about starting the tournament in san jose and in cal, can they beat them and move on to play still in san jose. the 29 and 5 louisville cord nils are the overall number one seed in the midwest region, kansas is the top seed in the sou
are considering a metal skin for the structure with a math or science base pattern that would be educational. by the way the new transit hub is scheduled to open in 2017. >>> time now 5:25. let's see how things are moving right now. sal, how are we looking? >> we are doing pretty well. we are off to an easy start. we never want to have any big problems. this morning we are getting cooperation from the freeways northbound 280 as you drive through there. also the manage commute is moving on very nicely. now back to steve. >>> 30s and 40s and some 50- degree temps on some of the lows. we are getting more of a westerly breeze. for some it's chilly to cold for others it's not that bad. 50 hayward. and also oakland. patchy low clouds as well. a lot of high clouds but mostly sun today. 50s and 60s or low 70s. >>> time now 5:26 the big that will event you. fulness plus camped out for a california's history. proposition 8 finally makes it to the u.s. supreme court. >>> we are live in san jose where police need your help tracking down a killer. >>> welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news it'
of education for a new charter. last wednesday the oakland unified school district voted do close the three high performing charter schools. the vote came after evidence surfaced that the school's founder funneled millions of dollars in school spending to businesses that he owns. >>> new york metropolitan museum of art is at in a lawsuit. they pointed to the museum's sign with a posted $25 adult admission the word recommend the is in much smaller type. the met says the policy on asking visitors for a donation has been in place for more than 40 years. >>> let's check back in with sal for a look at traffic. >> we are looking at some of the commutes especially the one in the valley. northbound 280. northbound 101. traffic is okay even though we have that crash i talked about last time on 101. it's not causing a major problem yet and hopefully it won't. on the sunol grade the same thing goes. 680 southbound that traffic is moving along pretty well. let's go to steve. >>> well we have a lot of high clouds over us. it will be a little cooler today. 50s and 60s held on to a couple low 70. >> thank
for the quick college, you know like -- i think they should reach further in their education and career. >> you went to ivy league and you have all of this experience, you will have a better chance of these jobs. if you are applying for a job online, it will be start to do that. so for minorities they are probably at a disadvantage. >> reporter: cnn said in their study, it was difficult to gain that information because they refuse to give up their equal opportunity data. those companies included apple, google and hp among others, according to cnn. this refusal to release the data they say shows a lack of willness -- willingness. back to you. >> thank you, janine. >>> we want to check in with sal and see what's happening on the roads. >> we have a new crash reported about 20 minutes ago -- not even 20. i would say more like 20. southbound 101 near cesar chavez. northbound traffic is slow. but so is southbound 101, slowing down to the cesar chavez exit. it was reported blocking one of the lanes. the alternate route would be on 280. go down to 6th street and get on 280 there and bypass this whole
of local community, education labor organization commissioned the year-long study. recommendations include moving up the date on when teachers are hired. the report says delays often allow candidates to find jobs in other districts. the study also recommends simplifying teacher evaluations. teachers say current ratings are too confusing and the group also advises lengthening the work day of teachers. report finds the workday of seven hours is among the shortest in california. >>> we have an update from fremont police about recent copper thefts. on sunday, thieves robbed the pg&e yard on boys road. they escaped with $25,000 worth of copper. police say the thieves used a stolen forklift and a flat-bed truck. police say similarities to another -- say there's similarities to another robbery. >> they took time to operate the forklift to remove that large reel of copper and then to load it onto a flatbed. >> police say the images the orange truck, they say that's their biggest clue. they say that truck was used to pick up one of the thieves. one man is described as being in his 30s. >>> a suspec
they're at odds over wages and benefits. musicians will hand out flyers to educate the public about the impact of the strike. >>> and a 62-year-old attorney and surfer in santa cruz county is being accused of harassing paddle borders. that suspect is out on bail after getting arrested on vandalism charges. he's suspected of scratching a truck parked near 38th avenue near east cliff drive. investigators believe he may have vandalized other vehicles. he's anowed that they're using a popular surfing spot. territorial, i guess. >> none of the surfers i know would do that. >> no. >>> let's check in with sal. you're watching 880 and everything else. >> yes, it's become a lot heavier in the last few minutes. that's a traffic that's usually busy at this hour. it's kind of strange for most of the morning it's light and then this hour it starts to get busy as it gets crowded. when you get to the toll plaza, it looks pretty good. it's improved. just as we suspected it night. there are no problems in san jose. i would avoid 280. use 880 to 101. they're still investigating a fatal crash and tryi
model schools plan to appeal to the county and state boards of education for a new charter. last wednesday, the oakland ub fid school district voted to close the three high-performing chatter schools. >>> the transbay authority due to vote on a new design for the transbay transit center in san francisco. the building was originally supposed to have a glass exterior but that was canceled because of safety concerns. now officials are considering a metal exterior with a math or science center. this is due to open in 2017. >>> sal's coming back to get you going. you are watching highway 101 in san francisco. >> yeah, still a little slow. >> we're also looking at other commutes here, the bay bridge, nice surprise. in mountain view, a little bit busier. caltrain is having issues. people might want to jump in the carrish stead. let's go to steve. >>> well, combination of some low clouds, really ramped up with the system coming into the north of us. it will be cooler. there goes the low on its way up to portland and seattle. series of systems -- another system is going to drop in and the
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